13 days in Augusta & New Orleans Itinerary

13 days in Augusta & New Orleans Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly to Portland International Jetport, Drive to Augusta
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Augusta
— 7 nights
Drive to Portland International Jetport, Fly to New Orleans
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New Orleans
— 5 nights

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Augusta

— 7 nights
Augusta is the capital of the U.S. state of Maine and the county seat of Kennebec County.The city's population was 19,136 at the 2010 census, making it the third-smallest state capital (after Montpelier, Vermont and Pierre, South Dakota) and the ninth-largest city in Maine. Get out of town with these interesting Augusta side-trips: Five Islands Farm (in Georgetown), South End Dog Park (in Bath) and Porters Preserve (in Trevett). And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Cabbage Island, take in the pleasant sights at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Colby College Museum of Art, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Dodge Point Public Reserved Land.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Augusta vacation maker.

New Orleans to Augusta is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Augusta. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from New Orleans in July since evenings lows in Augusta dip to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Augusta

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

New Orleans

— 5 nights

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, get in on the family fun at Carousel Gardens, get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, and admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans road trip site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Augusta to New Orleans. The time zone difference when traveling from Augusta to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer evenings in New Orleans when traveling from Augusta in July, with lows around 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks